un·​dies | \ ˈən-dēz How to pronounce undies (audio) \

Definition of undies

informal : underwear especially : underpants or panties

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Examples of undies in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This inclusivity-minded purveyor of bras, undies and other lingerie will be having a great sale. Krystin Arneson, CNN Underscored, "The best fashion and beauty deals to shop this Cyber Monday," 30 Nov. 2020 Swap out your everyday cotton undies for a pair of quick-drying, sweat-wicking synthetics. Matt Jancer, Wired, "The Best Black Friday Deals on Fitness and Outdoor Gear," 27 Nov. 2020 That would have gone very badly had momma bear been startled by the sight of me in my undies. Wes Siler, Outdoor Life, "The Ultimate Solutions to Secure a Remote Hunting Cabin," 12 Nov. 2020 Skinny jeans, too-tight undies, and even your beloved Lululemon leggings can all rub against your skin throughout the day and irritate your follicles, especially if your skin is already a little raw from shaving or waxing. Kara Wahlgren, Seventeen, "Everything You Need to Know About Butt Pimples (Like, How to Get Rid Of Them)," 28 Oct. 2020 Byrne might as well be pouring itching powder into everyone’s undies. Kyle Smith, National Review, "The Wink and the Fist," 21 Oct. 2020 The only skill required is a willingness to sit on the couch for five hours straight to test out the brand’s undies. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, "This Underwear Company Will Pay You $500 to Sit on Your Couch," 13 Oct. 2020 Her edgy ensemble was a whole mix of textures, featuring a lace bra, mesh undies, and latex arm-length gloves and thigh-high tights. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Bella Hadid Pairs Latex with Lingerie at Rihanna's Savage x Fenty Vol. 2 Show," 2 Oct. 2020 These undies are perfect for under summer’s thin dresses and linen trousers — and don’t forget sweater dress season is coming up. Krystin Arneson, CNN Underscored, "Spanx bras, leggings and more are up to 50% off right now," 20 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of undies

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for undies

by shortening & alteration

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The first known use of undies was in 1900

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20 Dec 2020

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“Undies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undies. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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